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Mayo Clinic News Headline 4/6/15

Hi I’m Vivien Williams with a Mayo Clinic News Network headline. Aortic valve stenosis is a condition where one of your heart valves narrows and can’t open to let blood flow out to your body. Treatment usually means valve replacement via open-heart surgery. But not everyone can have that operation [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Mayo Clinic News Headlines 4/1/15

Hi I’m Vivien Williams with Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines. A new study from Mayo Clinic is the first to show that Spontaneous Coronary Artery Disease — or SCAD – may be inherited. SCAD is a type of heart attack that typically happens in young women and is not because [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Mayo Clinic News Headlines 4/1/15

Hi I’m Vivien Williams with Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines. A new study from Mayo Clinic is the first to show that Spontaneous Coronary Artery Disease — or SCAD – may be inherited. SCAD is a type of heart attack that typically happens in young women and is not because [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Early Surgery Better Than Watchful Waiting for Patients with Severe Mitral Valve Regurgitation

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 8, 2013 — Patients with severe mitral valve regurgitation who are otherwise healthy should have mitral valve repair surgery sooner rather than later, even if they feel no symptoms, a Mayo Clinic-led study by U.S. and European researchers found. The results challenge the long-held belief that it [...]

Created by Traci Klein

Surgery Better than Waiting for Patients with Severe Mitral Valve Regurgitation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMZ8yPWMXDo&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 A Mayo Clinic-led study by U.S. and European researchers has found that having surgery sooner rather than later is better for otherwise healthy patients with severe mitral valve regurgitation. The results challenge the long-held belief that it is safer to “watch and wait” until a patient has symptoms, such as shortness of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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